Epuron proposes 300MW wind farm in Tasmania

Plans to build a wind farm of up to 300MW in capacity in Tasmania’s Central Highlands are set to be put to the community by Sydney-based renewable energy developer Epuron.

Renew Economy is reporting the St Patricks Plains Wind Farm proposes installing as many as 80 turbines across rural properties alongside the main transmission corridor between Hobart and Launceston – on ridges currently used for forestry plantations.

It would be a first for Epuron in Tasmania, where the company has been in the process of developing a 12.5MW solar farm in the state’s north-west, but has yet to advance any wind projects there, yet. Elsewhere in Australia the company has delivered 17 successful solar and wind energy developments since 2003.

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